Tag: Online

Newspapers dominating online video

Two pieces of news should give TV executives pause and remind young journalists that video is a cross-platform skill, so be sure you know how to work with it. First, a survey from TubeMogul indicates that newspaper websites have now surpassed…

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Curley’s 5Ps of Web users

Rob Curley is an innovative journalist.  The man who put the Lawrence Journal World  in the spotlight and was an early champion of multimedia reporting, is now breaking new ground again at the Las Vegas Sun. Curley says he’s trying to build a…

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Multimedia planning and production

USA Today puts together some amazing online interactives with a surprisingly small staff. Just five people are typically involved in putting together major projects, says Chet Czarniak, managing editor of USAToday.com–a designer, programmer, producer, IT person and database editor. The…

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Doing data online

If your goal is to produce a sticky Web site, data is one way to get there. Providing lots of information that people can explore on their own will entice some of them, at least, to spend time on the…

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Make your Web story count

Most television Web sites have left the age of shovelware behind, thank goodness. It took a while, but stations finally figured out that simply posting TV scripts online wouldn’t entice anyone to visit a site twice. That said, there’s still…

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Writing great Web headlines

If you aren’t already reading any of Jakob Nielsen’s work about online writing, you should start.  Just recently he published his pick for the news organization with the best Web headlines. And the winner is….the BBC. According to Nielsen, good headlines should…

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Blogging for dollars

So you’ve been laid off or can’t find a job in journalism. Think you can survive on blogging alone?  Not so fast, says Scott Joseph. After taking a buyout from the Orlando Sentinel, where he’d spent 20 years as a…

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Inaugural multimedia

The Washington Post is already up with a very cool interactive map and timeline of President Obama’s inauguration. TimeSpace lets users “experience the events of Inauguration Day through photos, video and text from specific locations.” Students from the University of…

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